John A. Franklin, CPA

NC License#12525

3320 Siskey Parkway, Suite 102

Matthews, NC 28105

Matthew A. Franklin, CPA

NC License#30378

Tel: 704.845.1195

Fax: 704.845.1194

John A. Franklin

John A. Franklin ~ President
Certified In the State of North Carolina
Certificate Number 12525
3320 Siskey Parkway, Suite 102
Matthews, NC 28105
Tel: 704.845.1195 Ext: 4
Fax: 704.845.1194

Mr. Franklin has been working as an Accountant for over 50 years and he founded the practice over 35 years ago. His practice focuses on Audits and Reviews of Churches and other nonprofit organizations, as well as income tax preparation for individuals and businesses.

He has an extensive background in nonprofit accounting, having served as a financial associate for Lilly Endowment Inc. in Indianapolis, IN and as Vice President of Finance for the PTL Television Network. His experience includes a full range of nonprofit accounting. John also established a working knowledge of tax practice by working at R.J. Whitinger & Co., Ernst & Ernst, Brinkerhoff, Franklin & Co., Inc., and then he began his own firm in 1986. From 1993 through 1998 his son Michael earned his CPA certificate and worked along his side until Michael felt God's calling to full time Christian Missionary work with Youth With A Mission (YWAM). In 1998 John's other son Matthew starting working at the firm. Matthew apprenticed with John while going back to University for his Accounting concentration, then sat for the CPA exam. In 2004 John and Matthew formed FRANKLIN & FRANKLIN, PA.

  • Ball State University, B.A. 1970 . Who's Who in Colleges and Universities
  • One year of Law School at Indiana University - Indianapolis
  • FRANKLIN & FRANKLIN, PA - Owner (2004-Present)
    • Full service accounting firm with approximately 650 annual tax returns, 30 annual nonprofit Audits and Reviews, 25 monthly accounting and quarterly accounting clients, and year round consulting
  • John A. Franklin, CPA - Owner (1986 - 2003)
    • Founded and managed full service accounting firm as predecessor to FRANKLIN & FRANKLIN, PA
  • PTL Television Network - Vice President of Finance (1978-1985)
  • Managed cash flows and budgets of a multi-million dollar nonprofit organization
  • Brinkerhoff, Franklin & Co., Inc. - Partner (1977-1978)
  • Lilly Endowment, Inc. - Financial Associate (1973-1977)
  • Ernst & Ernst (1970-1973)
  • R.J. Whitinger & Co. (1968-1970)
Practice Areas
  • Audits and Reviews for Churches and nonprofit organizations
  • Federal and State Taxation for Individuals, Partnerships, LLC's and Corporations
  • Consulting regarding setup of nonprofit organizations
Professional Affiliations
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants